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North East win Boys' U14 Inter Regionals

North East battled their way to victory in this weekend’s ASA Inter Regional U14 Boys’ Championships 2015.

Hosted by the ASA West Midlands region in Walsall, the North East stormed through their group with three wins and a goal difference of +25 before securing the title with a semi-final defeat of Scotland and a victory over defending champions North West Tigers in the final.

Few teams were able to live with the North East’s firepower over the weekend with Arshia Kayghobadi and Michael Hampshire ending the competition as joint top goal scorers.

After breezing through the group stages, North East encountered their first big test of the competition against Scotland in the semi finals with Scottish goalkeeper Nick Parsons voted top ‘keeper of the event.

But the North East ground out an 8-6 victory to set up their second clash of the Championships with North West Tigers, who overcame Group B winners London 9-7 in a repeat of last year’s final.

The final was another tense affair but North East maintained their perfect record with a 14-12 win to take the title.

London turned on the style in the bronze medal match to defeat Scotland 15-3 and finish third overall.


  • Top Goalscorer: Arshia Kayghobadi / Michael Hampshire (North East)
  • Top Goalkeeper: Nick Parsons (Scotland)

Team MVPs

  • South West – Charlie Brogan
  • NW Tigers – Chris Rhodes
  • Midlands – Ben Naish
  • NW Ravens – Daniel Bentham
  • East – Daniel Loveless
  • London – Max Cane
  • North East – Michael Hampshire
  • Scotland – Harry Gray

Boys’ U14 ASA Inter Regional Championships 2015


U14 Boys Group A
North West Tigers10 – 2MidlandsFT
East2 – 8North EastFT
North West Tigers7 – 3EastFT
Midlands4 – 15North EastFT
North West Tigers5 – 13North EastFT
Midlands1 – 12EastFT
U14 Boys Group B
London14 – 3South WestFT
Scotland9 – 3North West RavensFT
London6 – 5ScotlandFT
South West10 – 7North West RavensFT
London13 – 4North West RavensFT
South West4 – 11ScotlandFT
U14 Boys 5th-8th Place Playoff
East11 – 4North West RavensFT
South West9 – 6MidlandsFT
U14 Boys Semi Finals
North East8 – 6ScotlandFT
London7 – 9North West TigersFT
U14 Boys 7th-8th Place Playoff
North West Ravens8 – 5MidlandsFT
U14 Boys 5th-6th Place Playoff
East8 – 6South WestFT
U14 Boys Bronze Medal Match
Scotland3 – 15LondonFT
U14 Boys Final
North East14 – 12North West TigersFT

U14 Boys Group A

North East3300256
North West Tigers320144

U14 Boys Group B

South West3102-152
North West Ravens3003-180